wishfulness

wishful

[wish-fuhl]
adjective
having or showing a wish; desirous; longing.

Origin:
1515–25; wish + -ful

wishfully, adverb
wishfulness, noun
unwishful, adjective
unwishfully, adverb
unwishfulness, noun
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wishful (ˈwɪʃfʊl)
 
adj
having wishes or characterized by wishing
 
'wishfully
 
adv
 
'wishfulness
 
n

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